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MSNBC
Jan 26, 2013 5:00am PST
the nfl, saying it concealed the dangers of repetitive blows to the head, and put the nfl's money before the health of its players. in the suit the seau family aalleges the nfl new or suspected any rule changes that sought to recognize that link and the health risk to nfl players would impose an economic cost that would significantly and adversely change the profit margins enjoyed by the nfl and its teams. and the family is also suing the helmet maker saying it was responsible for the design. nfl responded our attorneys will review it and respond appropriately through the court. seau was one of three retired players who committed suicide and then tested positive for cte, which to date has only been detectable postmortem. he asked his family to donate his brain so doctors could study the long-term effects of getting hit in the head. the easterling family are also suing the nfl, and the suits mirror those against the nfl brought by close to 4,000 former players. all of this is increasingly dire legal and publicity threat to the nfl, a league that protects its image. the league has r
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 2:30am PST
if rondo is out. >>> we turn to the nfl. the league's fate, what could be its final pro bowl last night as the nfl's version of the all-star game has gotten a little less competitive due to fear of injury. drew brees. second quarter, little touch football on the line. he does the dance. the salsa, right? eli manning. third quarter, russell wilson, even if he wanted to tackle him, sometimes you can't. he's unbelievable. gets out of the pocket. finds fellow rookie doug martin for the score. obviously not a lot of tackling in this one. go to the fourth, andrew luck getting picked off by jason pierre-paul. that's what happens when you have defensive lineman j.j. watts lining up as your goal line receiver. the nfc wins 62-35. >>> president obama making a bit of news speaking out about player safety in football. in the newest issue of the "new republic" the president says, quote, i'm a big football fan, but i have to tell you if i had a son, i'd have to think long and hard before i let him play football. and i think that those of us who love the sport are going to have to wrestle with t
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 2:00am PST
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MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 3:00am PST
3.38% from rattner, though. >> i want to be on that side of that trade. >>> still ahead, nfl hall of famer super bowl champion john elway going to be right here with us. we're back in a moment. [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem, that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce the risk of an afib-related stroke. there is limited data on how these drugs compare when warfarin is well managed. no routine blood monitoring means bob can spend his extra time however he lik
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
helmets and that maybe the states need to get -- on the nfl level, these players are getting compensated for the violence. they've made the decision. what about the trauma that happens to these people that never go pro? and do you think that's something that the state should be involved in and more high schools should look at? >> i hesitate to get the government into that at this point. i think there's enough pressure from parents and coaches and others to be self-regulating. i think they're working towards a solution. look, my job right now is to provide better safety within the schools for our kids. >> sure. on a separate level, mental health. >> and some other things like that. we're making progress there. i think this issue will be worked out by the doctors and the coaches. >> bob mcdonnell, governor of virginia. >> thanks. >> a couple weeks we get you in here. >> go irish. >> i don't know about that. they're an acc school, how about that? you brought them south. thank you, sir. president obama weighed in on those hard hits on football. now players are responding to what the presiden
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 2:00am PST
. >>> in sports now, the love fest at the nfl pro bowl. eli manning of the new york giants tossed two touchdown passes, including one to minnesota's kyle rudolph who was named mvp of the game. the nfc went on to beat the afc 62-35. carmelo anthony tied a franchise record with nine three-pointers against atlanta. in the closing seconds anthony made a three-point play to give the knicks 106-104 victory over the hawks. >>> paul pierce led the celtics to a win over the miami heat. rajon rondo will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. >>> tiger woods will have a six shot lead when the farmers open resumes today. over the years woods has led the course. >>> baltimore ravens linebacker brendan ayanbadeo says he will be talking about same-sex marriage. he'll go on the ellen show to talk about marriage ee quality. >>> for another look at the weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins to talk about the weather. >> we have the snow and freezing rain this morning, but then as we go through tuesday into wednesday, talking severe weather outbreak. it's going to feel like spring. areas
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 2:30am PST
taxes. we'd love to have you as well. >>> all right. nfl news. two weeks away from the all harbaugh super bowl, because it's "way too early," we will talk about new york football. rex ryan having a tough off season so far. he allegedly caused a three-car crash on the night of january 14th when he was trying to beat a red light in a little town known as bethlehem, pennsylvania. the police report said ryan was traveling at a high rate of speed, but the police officers let him off with a written warning. >>> nba, clippers hosting the thunder in a match-up of two of the best teams out west. play of the game, not from the players but the ref -- ow. managed to get back on his feet after he was pegged in the face with the basketball. the referee, derrick richardson, took the blocked shot in the face from jordan, but he got back up, shook it off, stayed in the game. thunder won 109-97. >>> before we go to break, an important programming note. coming up on "morning joe," cleveland indians manager terry francona will be here with a revealing look at his eight years helming the boston red sox.
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 2:00am PST
. >>> nfl commissioner roger goodell has reinstated sean payton following a year-long suspension in the bounty gate scandal. >>> new york jets head coach rex ryan ran a red-light causing a three-car accident in pennsylvania a few days ago. no one was injured but the police report says ryan was travel agent a high rate of speed and not given a ticket. >> the harbaugh brothers who are coaching against each other in the super bowl said they will not talk before the game, instead they will just exchange text messages. >>> in the nba, blocked shot hit referee derrick richardson right in the head knocking him to the floor during the clippers/thunders game. he was not injured and immediately made the possession call before he got up to return to the action. oklahoma city went on to beat los angeles 109-97. you're laughing at an injury. >> you said he wasn't injured. he just got knocked down. >> i'd like to see you get knocked down. >> like a feather hit him. >> here is bill karins with the weather. >> the cold is the story. if you're driving this morning, the same areas that had problems yeste
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 2:30am PST
wizards game. >>> on now to the nfl where the wife of the patriots player is causing controversy with a post-game critique of one of her husband's opponents. anna welker, wife of patriots receiver wes welker, took to facebook to vent some frustration after the pats' loss to the ravens on sunday. always smart. saying, quote, proud of my husband and the pats. by the way, if anyone is bored, please go to ray lewis' wikipedia page. 6 kids, 4 wives. acquitted for murder. paid a family off. yay. what a hall of fame player! a true role model! eesh. anna welker has since apologized and deleted the post from facebook. no one saw that coming. of course, this kind of thing isn't unprecedented for the wife of a patriots player. let's flash back to gisele. thoughts on the patriots' receiving corps following husband tom brady's super bowl loss last season. >> my husband cannot [ bleep ] throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time. >> that was nice. >>> coming up at the top of the hour on "morning joe," live, of course, from the dubliner, one term down, one to go. the "morning joe" crew weighs
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 2:30am PST
questions when he speaks with steams at the nfl combine february 20th. >>> kevin garnett, carmelo anthony reuniting since their dust up a couple weeks ago. anthony, no problem at all. strong to the hoop. he scored 28 on the night. fourth quarter, celtics down by two. j.r. smith knocks down the three. knicks win 89-86. the knicks are now second in the east. celtics now two games bel below .500. >>> more from the nba. a story very important to us here at "way too early." the new orleans hornets will change their name to the new orleans pelicans next season. the reaction on twitter has been a mix of outrage and confusion. former new orleans hornet, chris paul, tweeted pelicans? i'm not rolling. we of course pitched our low go to the hornets front office. the question now, did they listen. so we bring you the pelicans. once you figure out what you're looking at, you realize this is a really angry pelican. has a little nasty side. you stole its fish. have you seen pelicans with red eyes before? i actually kind of like it now. a little nasty. coming up at the top of the hour on "morning
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 3:00am PST
interrupt you, it is. there's a reason why there are no women in the nfl. there's a reason why there are no women in major league baseball. there's a reason why there are no women in, you know, most male-centered professional sports. there is a difference physically between men and women. can we still say that in 2013? >> yes. >> you can't assume that every man is ready and capable. you may be, playing in the nfl. >> i don't assume that. i only want men that can meet the standards. i think this is very important, richard, because i just -- i hope the pentagon thinks through this in a way that doesn't put american lives at risk because the one thing that keeps men in combat right now fighting, as i've heard my entire life from veterans who have been there, it's not the flag. it's not the great idea of american democracy. it's your buddy next to you. and they leave no man. and if women are in combat, they will leave no woman behind. and the question is, will that, in any way, jeopardize the safety of men and women that are going to be fighting now in the future? >> yeah, joe, i just think we'
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 12:00am PST
." president obama also said nfl players have protections in place like their players union and high salaries, but he is worried that college football players are at risk, saying, you know, you read some of these stories about college players who undergo some of the same problems with concussions and so forth, and then they have nothing to fall back on. that's something that i would like to see the ncaa think about. it's a very serious issue. we reported about it here on "the ed show." there is a direct link between playing football and dangerous brain diseases like cte. in case you didn't think it's on the minds of the players, here is what ravens safety bernard pollard had to say. "the only thing that i'm waiting for, and i hope it doesn't happen, is a guy dying on the field. we've had everything else happen there except for a death. we understand what we signed up for, and it sucks." and an estimated 100 million americans are getting ready to watch the super bowl this sunday. everyone loves to see the big plays with the big hits. and it's turning out as long as it's not our kid ou
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
rules. this would be like saying, we want the nfl to change the rules, a quarterback can no longer run in the offense anymore. >> democrats have brought this up before, but in this day and age, with twitter, and with everything such in focus, do you think republicans can really push this through, or will the public outcry be so much to say, look, president obama won by hundreds of thousands of votes in virginia. why could you do this? >> luke, that remains the to be seen. "the washington post" is reporting that virginia's senate will be acting on this legislation as early as next week. we'll look to see. reince priebus, the rnc chairman, who's supposed to be re-elected as rnc chairman was interviewed a few weeks ago where he said, look, i think some of the states that are proposing this is a pretty good idea, although he says that the rnc doesn't have the final word on this, it will be interesting to see what other republican leaders have to say. because at the end of the day, this is looking like republicans want to change the rule because they're realize or are acknowledgining th
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
football. it's not just about the nfl. and paul ryan previewed the strategy saying the republicans, ready to let the sequester take effect and move ahead on a big debate in the spring and ryan promises he'll have a balanced budget proposal that will balance the budget in ten years. >> we're not preaching austerity. we're preaching growth and opportunity. what we are saying is if you get our fiscal ship fixed, you preempt austerity. >> on saturday ryan gave the gop some advice at a conference put on by the nation review institute telling republicans to be, quote, prudent. >> the president will bait us. he will portray us as cruel and unyielding. we can't get rattled. we won't play the villain in his more raality plays. we have to stay united. we have to show if given the chance that we can govern, that we have better ideas. >> ryan was joined at the national review over the weekend by a handful of republican governors, including virginia's bob mcdonald, who had this advice for the party. >> our politics are off. and we need to be honest about the problems that our movement and our p
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 1:00am PST
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MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 8:00am PST
came on monday when president obama touched on the topic of head injuries in the nfl saying that if he had a son, he would think long and hard about letting him play the sport. well, in response, harbough joked if president obama feels that way, there will be a little less competition for jack harbough when he gets old. so speaking of sport, it seems new york city mayor mike bloomberg is taking a page from the musberger handbook. a reporter for new york magazine caught him admiring a woman's post ear yor at a recent party saying look at the you know what on her. all right. if you missed it, last night jimmy fallon and brian williams were at it once again slow jamming the news. this time on the debt ceiling and always keeping it, well, a little racy. >> the obama administration once again finds itself locking horns with republicans over the issue of raising the debt ceiling. the amount of money the nation is legally allowed to borrow. >> oh, yeah. when it comes to raising the debt ceiling, the president is having a hard time getting it up. >> brian williams does such a good job slow
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 12:00pm PST
super bowl bound ravens plans to use the nfl's media day on monday to talk about the importance of legalizing same sex marriage. and if the ravens become super bowl champs he says he will go on the ellen show to talk more about marriage equality and says he will do a little dancing, as well. and lebron and the crew are heading to the white house. president obama will be welcoming the heat to the white house tomorrow to celebrate that team's 2012 championship. >>> we flashback to 1998 when the then first lady uttered a phrase that stuck to her like glue ever since. more ahead, plus. >>> the last time senate democrats passed a budget the ipad didn't even exist. >> so how long ago was that? they are everywhere now. coming up the day it all began. you are watching msnbc. [ male announcer ] no matter what city you're playing tomorrow. [ coughs ] ♪ [ male announcer ] you can't let a cold keep you up tonight. vicks nyquil -- powerful nighttime 6-symptom cold & flu relief. ♪ maybe you want to incorporate a business. or protect your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like the
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